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The Human Body: Its Structure and Operation. First Paperback Printing by  Isaac Asimov - Paperback - First Paperback Edition - 1964 - from Singularity Rare & Fine and Biblio.com

The Human Body: Its Structure and Operation. First Paperback Printing

by Asimov, Isaac

Condition: Very Good


New York: Signet Science Library Books, 1964 First Paperback Printing, stated. See scans. New York: Signet Science Library Books, February 1964. Stated First Printing of the first paperback edition (see scan). 12mo, illustrated wraps by Anthony Ravielli, vii + 320 pp. Very Good; moderate rubbing and dust at covers, light creasing at spine. See scans. A collectible copy of a very early first paperback edition title from one of the most productive writers in American history, science fiction and popular science specialist Isaac Asimov (Isaak Yudovich Ozimov). Trivia: his actual birthday is unknown, and his surname is believed to have come from a Russian/Belarussian word for "winter crops". There will be a quiz. L-51n

Isaac Asimov authored over 400 books in a career that lasted nearly 50 years. As a leading scientific writer, historian, and futurist, he covered a variety of subjects ranging from mathematics to humor, and won numerous awards for his work.




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